Category Archives: Reflections

Paradise

I decided to try my hand at a French piece -I am learning French after all. It took me a lot longer than writing anything in English, but I think it turned out. If any of you are fluent in … Continue reading

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Outlet for the Writer’s Soul

Journaling is the soul’s outlet. One has so much freedom in writing, transferring their thoughts and emotions onto paper. It could be a sentence, a phrase, even a word, but it is the product of one’s innermost thoughts and a … Continue reading

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Cinderella’s Dream Come True

Through all the joy and delight of anticipation and planning, the day finally arrived. Sunshine spread its warmth, rather, its heat on the humid ground below. But a breeze, gentle enough to catch the bride’s veil, blew away the oppressiveness … Continue reading

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The Rock of Hope

Like an unfocused camera, sometimes what we perceive in this world seems crazy and out-of-control. But when we look at everything around us in a Biblical perspective, the blurriness clears away . . .  I can go about the mundane … Continue reading

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Not a Poet

Mystery, allegory, love, and tragedy –all such words that swirl around the essence of a poet, like the dark mist he describes in his lines of rhyme. With such skill he plies his trade, molding, shaping, forming words and lines. … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

I flashed my metal-covered teeth in a half-smile to no one in particular as I entered the room, wrapping my arms protectively about my body. It’s cold, I reasoned with the voice of the coward inside myself. Despite the “cold,” … Continue reading

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Hello to Goodbye

In the home where I grew up, a brick house perches atop a slowly sloping hill, regarding a little white barn in the valley. On one side of that cheerful, little barn, a beautiful white fence stretches gracefully across the … Continue reading

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Finding Serenity

For one week, I take myself away from the humming and buzzing of the active world we live in. What would it be like? Stillness –I hear nothing, then slowly, the chirrup of a bird, the chatter of blowing leaves, … Continue reading

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Open My Eyes

Through the developmental stages faith undergoes, we feed first upon the pure spiritual milk, as described by Paul, only progressing to solid foods when we grow. As I have matured as a Christian, I have “eaten” my daily chapter of … Continue reading

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Unmerited Grace

 Save me, O LORD, my God! Surround me with Your mercy. Surely I have sinned, and You have saved. Sinful though I am, You are sure to cleanse. Absolve me, O LORD, my God! A pardoned sinner though I am, Atoning … Continue reading

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